Edmund Pettus Bridge, Congressman James Clyburn, Selma discussed on On Point with Juandolyn Stokes

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Congressman James Clyburn, meantime, says the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, should be renamed on NBC's Meet The Press. The South Carolina Democrats had the bridge should bear the name of the late Georgia Congressman Lewis. That will give the people of Selma Something to rather around the journey for justice. Let Luis to the bridge in 1965 where he was badly beaten on what became known as Bloody Sunday. Paris was part of the Ku Klux Klan and was also a Confederate General Lewis. Out on Friday at the age of 80 after spending decades fighting for civil rights. Earlier in the day, the Reverend C T. Vivian passed away at the age of 95. Vivian was awarded the presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama for his work in the civil rights movement, something they fought for polls are opening today for early voting for the August 11th runoff. State for Marina among the voting locations and CEO Steve Koonin tells 92 90 games Doosan Bell Show they're ready will be open at 8 30 to 6 o'clock Monday through Saturday. Lot of ours For the next three weeks for the runoff election and We've got 100 voting machines and we're going to make it fast. Make it convenient. Truthfully, it's just the mass of a giant space that we have. Again. The polls are open from 8 32 6 Georgia among states reporting single day records of new Corona virus cases after a record 4600 cases Saturday and 3200 more in the past 24 hours. Georgia now has 143,123 confirmed.

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